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Rainstorms in California

Natalie Corona, Writer February 6, 2023

Since late December, California has experienced a series of storms that have affected the majority of its northern regions and Los Angeles after continuously experiencing droughts and drier weather all...

Jamie Jarrín Retires as a Longtime Dodgers Broadcaster

Jocelyn Gonzalez, Copy Editor November 1, 2022

After more than six decades of broadcasting for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Jamie Jarrín officially retired. The Ecuadorian native, loved by many Dodger fans, broadcasted his last Dodger game on October...

The Sounds of Downey: Alaska

Lukas Luna, Co-Copy Editor February 5, 2019

Music and the youth have always gone hand-in-hand. For decades, the influence of one’s favorite artists has driven them to start bands with other like-minded individuals and express their creativity.   One...

  As Christmas draws near the LA Zoo hosts LA Zoo Lights from Nov. 27- Dec. 3 from 6 p.m.-10 p.m. The event is for all ages and filled with holiday music, characters, and treats.

At the Light Show

Amanda Davila, Staff Writer December 15, 2015

As Christmas time approaches, The Los Angeles Zoo lights up the night sky during the month of December to bring holiday spirit. The whole park is decorated with colorful balls to create alleyways,...

A marine with a dream

A marine with a dream

Dinorah Acuña, Writer June 1, 2012

This year’s Senior Awards Night, which took place at the Downey Civic Theater, on May 17, at 7:00 p.m., presented scholarships to 124 seniors. Among this group of scholarship recipients is Luis Cuellar...

Jazzing it up

Jazzing it up

Gustavo Ramirez, Opinions Editor May 11, 2012

Celebrating on May 4, 2012, the twenty-fourth annual Jazz Festival at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), jazz artists from all across LA were invited to give live, free performances to foster...

Books, books, books

Books, books, books

Gustavo Ramirez, Opinions Editor April 27, 2012

During the weekend of April the 21 through 22, USC hosted the 17th annual Festival of Books to promote the joys of reading and to help readers connect with various publishers and authors.  The festival...

Vikings support Aéropostales Teens for Jeans

Vikings support Aéropostale’s Teens for Jeans

Angelica Co, Student Life Editor February 11, 2012

For the first time ever on Viking grounds, the student body took part in the Teens for Jeans campaign from Jan. 16 to Feb. 10 to help provide homeless teens nationwide with a pair of jeans. One out...

KIWIN’S and Builder’s Clubs join hands

KIWIN’S and Builder’s Clubs join hands

April Rios, Writer/Photographer January 20, 2012

While some students relaxed over the holiday season, KIWIN’S and the East and West Middle School Builder’s Clubs banded together to volunteer at the Midnight Mission in Los Angeles. KIWIN’S has reached...

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